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Riversprings Middle School Bear Band Excels

clipart_school_bandThe Riversprings Middle School Bear Band underwent a transformation last year in its grading system and performance level.  By doing so, the students are really benefiting in the class of Instrumental Music Education (Band).

Last year the band set many outstanding achievement records, (including scoring a Superior Rating at FBA District Evaluation, plus 11 Superiors and 3 Excellence Ratings at the FBA Solo/Ensemble Evaluation) and it looks like they may do it again this year.  So far this year, the Bear Band has achieved the following:
  • Continued memorized Football Music

  • Mitchell Atkinson…Trombonist…MENC All State Honor Band…January 12-15

  • 11 students qualified for the FBA All District 3 Honor Band…January 25, 26, 27

  • Plans are set for the National Championships in Orlando, Florida…April 29-30
The students who qualified for the FBA All District 3 Honor Band are:

Marissa Rossetti Clarinet
Zach McAlpin Alto Saxophone
Eli Sickler Alto Saxophone
Lauren Dunlap Alto Saxophone
Logan Hay Trumpet
Toby Jordan Trumpet
Alex Cotes Trumpet
Mattias Gunnarrson Trombone
Mitchell Atkinson Trombone
JP Piotrowski Trombone
Kyra Townes Baritone Horn

Go Bears, Go Band!
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